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Jagabild-Haugstein-Hike

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Starting place: 4090 Engelhartszell
Destination: 4090 Engelhartszell

duration: 4h 54m
length: 16,3 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 644m
Altitude difference (downhill): 644m

Lowest point: 287m
Highest point: 888m
difficulty: medium
condition: difficult
panoramic view: Dreamtour

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Short description:

Interesting hike to the highest elevation of the Alpine foothills, Haugstein Mountain.
Along the way, a visit to the "Trout circus with mill museum" is highly recommended. Those interested in culture can visit the market church, the new Gothic church is Stadl, the artistically designed stations of the cross and the Jagabild, the hunter memorial in the district of Schärding



Technique: ***



Quality of experience: *****



Recommended season:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December



Properties:

  • Loop
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Cultural/historical value
  • Geological highlights
  • Faunistic highlights
  • Insider tip
  • Summit route

Description:

From the town hall, the way leads past the market church, up the road, after some 500m into the forest on the left. Continue uphill to the sawmill, and in direction of Stadl to Mühlbach, where the trail turns off tot he left to the "Trout Circus". Then it goes through Schöfberg and Edt to Stadl.
From the church up to the forest, along the stations of the cross to the "Jagabild".
Legend has it that Corporal Greiner got caught by poachers. They tied him head down a beech tree just above an anthill. In great distress he prayed to the Blessed Mother. A white deer bit the ropes in two, saving him from a certaqin death. In his great gratitude he put up an image of the Blessed Mother. Later on, a chapel was built. To the summit of Haugstein, the highest elevation in the Alpine foothills (895 m), it`s about 20 minutes. Right of the chapel a forest road leads to the district road, continuing forest the trail leads downhill to Engelhartszell.



Tip:

Haugstein summit - with 895 m the highest elevation in Innviertel; the legend of the Jagabild; in Stadl activity centre you’ll find the P.-Johannes Schasching Hall and in Stadl Church a memorial plaque to Father Johannes Schasching, an important Jesuit, social ethicist, university professor and author.
He was a leading proponent of the Cathodic social teaching.



Equipment:
Hiking backpack (incl. rain cover), sturdy shoes

Additional information:

www.engelhartszell.at
www.forellenzirkus.at

Starting point: Market Town Hall Engelhartszell
Destination: Market Town Hall Engelhartszell

further information:
  • Flatly
  • Board possible

Accessibility / arrival

Getting there

on B 130 Nibelungenstraße coming from Linz and Passau,


from Schärding on the B 136 Sauwaldstraße



Public Transit

Location and getting there
How to arrive in the Danube Upper Austrian region?
The fast way to your destination – by train, bus, car, boat or plane.


 


 


 


Postbus: www.ooevv.at
Boat (summer months). www.donauschifffahrt.eu



Parking
yes
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter
  • Deep winter

Please get in touch for more information.

Jagabild-Haugstein-Hike
Verein Kultur & Tourismus an der Donau in Engelhartszell
Marktplatz 61
4090 Engelhartszell

Phone +43 7717 8055 - 16
E-Mailtourismus@engelhartszell.ooe.gv.at
Webwww.donauregion.at/engelhartszell
https://www.donauregion.at/engelhartszell

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4090 Engelhartszell
Destination: 4090 Engelhartszell

duration: 4h 54m
length: 16,3 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 644m
Altitude difference (downhill): 644m

Lowest point: 287m
Highest point: 888m
difficulty: medium
condition: difficult
panoramic view: Dreamtour

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